‘Breaking Dawn’ Earns Whopping $30.2M In Midnight Opening

'Breaking Dawn' Earns Whopping $30.2M In Midnight OpeningThe producers of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1” are now in jovial mood. The vampire movie reportedly earned an astonishing $30.2 million midnight opening in North American cinemas. The movie opened in 3,521 theaters in America and was a huge hit among moviegoers from all walks of life.

Despite its successful opening, the film still fell short to the earnings of the midnight opening of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2.”   It was learned that the boy wizard sequel banked $43.5 million during midnight showings in 3,800 locations. With its huge opening night, box office experts expect the latest Twilight film to earn $125 to $140 million for the weekend.

From 3,521 theaters the movie is set to expand to 4,061 theaters across North America. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, commonly referred to as Breaking Dawn, is a 2011/2012 two-part romantic fantasy film directed by Bill Condon and based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. The two parts form the fourth and final installment in the The Twilight Saga series.  Wyck Godfrey and Karen Rosenfelt serve as executive producers for the film, along with the author of the series, Stephenie Meyer; the screenplay was written by Melissa Rosenberg, the screenwriter of the first three entries. All three main cast members, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner, reprise their roles.  Part 2 will be released on November 16, 2012.